AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's tennis team hosted the Benedict College Tigers on Monday afternoon and rolled to an 8-1 non-conference victory.
Augusta improved to 3-2 on the season and 2-0 at home at Newman Tennis Center.
The Jaguars swept the three doubles matches, with Alan Vilaro and Gaspard Mathieu surviving for an 8-6 win at the No. 1 slot. Rookie Martin Hurtado and senior Gabriel Dos Santos dominated 8-2 at No. 2 doubles and junior All-American Paltrick Oliveira and senior Jose Cobo owned No. 3 doubles with an 8-1 score.
Oliveira is ranked No. 10 in the nation and won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Vilaro shine 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 2 slot, while Mathieu, Hurtado and Cobo won with the ease to give the Jags the 8-1 win.
AU plays at Belmont-Abbey for a non-conference match on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 12:00 p.m., in Belmont, N.C.
Tennis Match Results
Benedict vs Augusta University
Feb 05, 2018 at Augusta, Ga.
(Newman Tennis Center)
Augusta University 8, Benedict 1
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT18) def. Quentin Eloise (BC_MEN) 6-2, 6-1
2. Alan Vilaro (AUGMT18) def. Julius Mutetwa (BC_MEN) 6-1, 6-3
3. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT18) def. Armando Flores (BC_MEN) 6-1, 6-2
4. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT18) def. Nikola Aleksic (BC_MEN) 6-2, 6-2
5. Taj Ballantyne (BC_MEN) def. Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT18) 6-4, 6-4
6. Jose Cobo (AUGMT18) def. Scott Perrin (BC_MEN) 6-1, 6-0
Augusta University 3-2
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